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In Aldinga Beach, 32% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 31% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Aldinga Beach's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Aldinga Beach's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Household type
Aldinga Beach20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,15131.730.967928.932.7+472
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children91325.127.558424.926.6+329
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families52914.612.433914.512.6+190
Other families
180.50.9190.80.8-1
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1193.32.6622.62.3+57
map this data in atlas.idLone person75720.823.053022.622.1+227
Other not classifiable household
1243.42.21225.22.2+2
Visitor only households
210.60.5120.50.6+9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Onkaparinga: 23.0% Group household, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Other families, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% One parent families, City of Onkaparinga: 12.4% Couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 27.5% Couples with children, City of Onkaparinga: 30.9% Lone person, Aldinga Beach: 20.8% Group household, Aldinga Beach: 3.3% Other families, Aldinga Beach: 0.5% One parent families, Aldinga Beach: 14.6% Couples without children, Aldinga Beach: 25.1% Couples with children, Aldinga Beach: 31.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Aldinga Beach: +227 Group household, Aldinga Beach: +57 Other families, Aldinga Beach: -1 One parent families, Aldinga Beach: +190 Couples without children, Aldinga Beach: +329 Couples with children, Aldinga Beach: +472
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Aldinga Beach in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 31.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.6% were one-parent families, compared with 30.9% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 20.8% compared to 23.0% in the City of Onkaparinga while the proportion of couples without children was 25.1% compared to 27.5% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Aldinga Beach increased by 1,286 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Aldinga Beach between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+472 households)
  • Couples without children (+329 households)
  • Lone person (+227 households)
  • One parent families (+190 households)